Be employed in the beauty industry as beautician or make-up artist.

Beauty and Nail Technology is to develop the self-directed skills and knowledge of those employed in the beauty industry as nail technologists, beautician or make-up artists. It is designed for people who wish to extend their range of skills and knowledge of the industry and those wishing to follow a career in the beauty industry. The learners will be able to integrate the generic salon requisite skills, knowledge, values and attitudes with those specific to the beauty industry, ensuring the business in which they operate runs smoothly and offers excellent customer service according to industry standards.

This qualification is awarded to people who have demonstrated the relevant skills and knowledge required to perform a range of beauty services at a basic level within the salon environment. It will lead to entrepreneurial opportunities for learners already operating or joining this profession and enhance the self-image of each individual learner as he/she becomes more professional. Holders of this qualification are able to conduct the prescribed beauty service in a professional manner, and maintain service excellence in all their operations.


Further Education and Training Certificate: Beauty and Nail Technology (NQF level 4) – 1 year full-time.


Cosmetic Consultant, Assistant in Beauty Salons, Cosmetic Counter Assistant, Assistant in Hair Salons, Chain stores, Nail Technician, provide services at Airlines by pampering passengers, provide services at Sports Clubs or Leisure Centres, specialize in a particular field e.g. Make-up or Nail Artistry, move into other related areas such as marketing, sales and retailing.


Skincare, Make-up, Manicure and Pedicure, Office Administration and Managing a salon business, Marketing and sales, Waxing, Massage, and more.